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Dinners and receptions

A hidden gem.

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Picturesque palace

Set within the fantastic Royal Botanic Gardens, this picturesque palace is an ideal location for small dinners.

This grade I listed venue is both regal and intimate, reflecting its history as the family home of Georgian royalty, particularly that of King George III, Queen Charlotte and their children.

Today, you can welcome your guests into this tiny, perfectly formed royal palace and its charming outbuildings. Their beauty and history promise to fascinate and enchant your guests.

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King’s Dining Room

The furnishings and décor of this dining room look as they did when King George III lived here; a time when the King hosted lively dinners for his friends, famous subjects and society’s leading lights. Today, a long, graceful table can seat 24 of your most fascinating colleagues and friends for intimate dinners.

  • Capacity for up to 40 guests for a reception
  • Capacity for up to 30 guests for a dinner

Royal Kitchens

Guests enter the Royal Kitchens’ most impressive room – the Great Kitchen – through its beautiful and original 18th-century split door. With its roasting range, charcoal grill, pastry oven and kitchen table, this fascinating space would have been bustling with activity when the royal family was at Kew.

  • Capacity for up to 60 guests for a reception
  • Capacity for up to 40 guests for a dinner

King’s Breakfast Room

The wonderful objects in this elegant room explore the palace’s role in raising three generations of royal children. Scientific instruments that belonged to George III as a boy are displayed here and Philip Mercier’s The Music Party: Frederick, Prince of Wales and his Sisters offers a charming glimpse into the family’s favourite pastimes.

  • Capacity for up to 24 guests for a reception

Queen’s Garden

This enclosed garden, immediately adjacent to the palace, makes a wonderful space for summer receptions in fine weather. Laid out in a 17th-century style, the garden includes a gazebo, Florentine sculpture, a sunken garden and a ‘mount’ crowned with a rotunda.

  • Capacity for up to 40 guests for a reception

Queen Charlotte’s Cottage

Set amongst the bluebells, this rustic cottage was where the royal family picnicked and took tea on summer walks through the gardens. Today, this romantic cottage and its rural setting are a picturesque place for an intimate dinner à deux or for an informal summer gathering.

  • Capacity for up to 40 guests for a reception
  • Capacity for up to 24 guests for a dinner

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Contact us

If you would like to speak to a member of our team please call us on +44 (0)20 3166 6115.

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